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Fuller Pictures: Susanna On Her Favourite Albums
Eoin Murray , February 14th, 2018 14:36

Susanna guides Eoin Murray through 13 favourite albums, from Joni Mitchell to Leonard Cohen, Janet Jackson to Bonnie Prince Billy and Bjork

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Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions - Bavarian Fruit Bread
I didn't really know about Mazzy Star before this so this was actually my first encounter with Hope Sandoval's voice. She has a totally different way of singing to me and I just think it is so fascinating and special.

It was a live show in Oslo the first time I heard her and I came to know Bavarian Fruitbread after that. It was one of the producers of my debut – who went on to become my husband – who showed it to me. He [Dark, experimental ambient producer Helge Sten AKA Deathprod] had mixed some of the songs on it. So there's several threads coming together with this album for me… Helge's contribution, Bert Jansche's guitar...

It's an album I listen to a lot when I make my own albums. I just love the feel of it. It's very inspiring. And it became my entrance into the music Mazzy Star and My Bloody Valentine too.


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